But use of the app not linked to a change in systolic blood pressure in poorly controlled hypertension
Fifty-six percent of men, 47% of women filled high-intensity statin after myocardial infarction
In the US Burden of Disease Report, the leading causes of death were ischemic heart disease, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Alzheimer's disease, and colorectal cancer while the leading causes of disability were low back pain, major depressive disorder, and diabetes.
Benefits seen in markers of cardiometabolic disease, including insulin sensitivity
Described as death within an hour of onset of any symptom
Aside from age, other high mortality factors included left ventricular dysfunction, atrial fibrillation, COPD, and diabetes.
According to research presented at the 2018 American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions in New Orleans.
The world's smallest mechanical heart valve was approved by the FDA for newborns and young infants with heart defects.
Aortic aneurysm risks are significantly elevated in patients taking fluoroquinolone.
Collaborative care intervention does not improve health in chronic heart failure, but alleviates depression and fatigueMarch 07, 2018
Collaborative Care to Alleviate Symptoms and Adjust to Illness, a collaborative care intervention combining symptom and psychosocial care, did not improve heart failure-specific health status in chronic heart disease, compared to usual care.
Low-risk acute coronary syndrome patients may require fewer referrals for invasive coronary angiography if they had initial noninvasive testing such as stress echocardiography or cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
There is a significant association between varicose veins and an increased risk for deep venous thrombosis and possible associations with pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery disease, though results are still unclear.
Obesity is affiliated with elevated morbidity, cardiovascular disease related mortality, and shorter longevity compared with individuals with a normal body mass index.
Cancer history has an important impact on mortality independent of cardiovascular risk factors.
Undergoing cardiac surgery during the influenza season is associated with increased likelihood of development of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Patients diagnosed with PFO prior to noncardiac surgery have an elevated ischemic stroke risk.
Breastfeeding duration and frequency may help reduce hypertension risks.
Among NFL football players who began their careers between 1982 and 1992, career participation in the NFL, compared with limited NFL exposure obtained primarily as an NFL replacement player during a league-wide strike, was not associated with a statistically significant difference in long-term all-cause mortality.
Primary prevention efforts such as exercise, weight control, cessation of smoking, and alcohol intake can greatly affect the development of CAD.
Patients with heart failure might have a greater risk for cardiovascular comorbidities and hearing loss.
Living kidney donation was associated with higher diastolic blood pressure, lower estimated glomerular filtration rates, and increased relative risk of preeclampsia and end-stage renal disease.
In a self-controlled case series, patients were observed to have increased incidence of hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction within seven-days of respiratory virus detection.
Future studies may help to assess the relation between chronic marijuana use and cardiovascular risks.
Several reproductive variables were independently linked to increased CVD risks.
Use of long-acting bronchodilators is linked to cardiovascular risks in patients with COPD.
Team-based, multilevel implementation strategies were the most effective at reducing systolic blood pressure.
MEV aortic valve replacement is noninferior to SEV aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis.
Addition of a new class of antihypertensive drugs to existing treatment greatly decreases SBP in previously medicated patients with HT.
The AAFP continues to use the 2014 JNC8 guideline instead of the 2017 AHA/ACC update.
Blood pressure decreases more than a decade before death in patients older than 60 years.